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The truth about tofu

Many soy products, including tofu, have gotten a bad rap in the past. Some people avoid soy based products like tofu, because they have heard that it is bad for your health. They may have read that it increases your risk of certain cancers, causes thyroid problems, infertility or sexual abnormalities for example; ‘man boobs’ and early puberty in girls. Yet some people believe soy to be a superfood boasting many health benefits and ironically helping protect from certain cancers, assist with healthy hormones and so much more... So what is the truth?  Such a controversial health ingredient.  So is soy good for human consumption? Let's start with answering; what exactly is soy?Soybeans are a part of the legume or...

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Bio-Organic Farm Ep #3 - Biodiversity of the planet

In episode #3, farmers, husband and wife and the business owners; Oogie and Basil dive deep into the biodiversity of our planet and how certified organic farming supports the ecosystem today, tomorrow and years and years into the future. .  They have adopted many sustainable organic farming practises that they explain in detail. They also discuss the repercussions of conventional farming practises and how detrimental they are not only for our health but for the sustainability of the planet. Learn how you can do your bit for the planet and for your health, by supporting organic farmers...

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Bio-Organic Farm Ep #2 - Organics and health

Farming and pregnancy, the health risks associated with consuming non-organic produce for a baby and mothers health, the difference between organic, non-organic, spray free and conventional farming… Benny from Garden of Vegan sits down with Oogie and Basil, husband and wife as well as the owners of the Bio-Organic Farm in Murwillumbah. The trio discuss what measures are needed to be taken to ensure the health of humankind and the sustainability of the planet. The couple share their experience with organic farming and the why behind their mission.

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Bio-Organic Farm Ep #1- Why Organic Farming?

In this three part series, Benny from Garden of Vegan sits down with organic farmers Oogie, his partner Basil and dad Avi, to discuss all things organics, farming, health and their family legacy being the Bio-Organic Farm in Murwillumbah. The Bio-Organic Farm is situated on the beautiful outskirts of Mount Warning in Northern NSW. The farm has been operating for over 18 years and both Oogie and his dad Avi who founded the farm, believe organics is the way of the future for our long term health and for the sustainability of the planet. To learn more about organic farming please watch and keep reading...

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Robyn Chuter Episode #5- The dangers of eating fish and why organic matters

Benny from Garden of Vegan sits down with Robyn Chuter, Lifestyle Medicine Practitioner, Naturopath, Nutritionist and Counsellor to continue their deep dive into the wholefood plant-based lifestyle. In this episode Robyn explains why fish are so dangerous to eat and why they should not be considered as a ‘health food’. She also shares with Benny the importance of eating organic and why it helps us to fight off disease and illness when compared to eating non organic. Watch or read to learn more...

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